Author Archive | maddie1965
April, 2014, Jannel got cast as Millie in the drama “Picnic” at Riverland College Theatre. A young book smart feisty teenager whose sister is the prettiest in town. Millie struggled with getting attention from all. See photos.
First week of March, 2014, Jannel got to perform in one of her favorite roles to date. She landed Rizzo in GREASE. It was a lot of long weekend and early morning rehearsals. It was all worth it as the performances drew a full house and standing ovations. See photos below.
In February, 2014, it was time for Jannel to update her headshot as she connected with Wehmann Models & Talent in Minneapolis. Check it out.
Jannel was excited to be contacted by KSMQ Public TV for their first locally produced holiday special (aired Dec. 20, 2013). She was asked to sing a couple of holiday favorites. She picked “Baby it’s Cold Outside” (duet with Peter Torkelson) and another favorite from White Christmas “I’ve Got my Love to Keep me Warm.” […]
Even though Jannel is only 16 she outdid all the college students who were auditioning for “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and landed the role Columbia. Part of her qualifications was her advanced dance training back ground and her ability to bring Colombia’s childlike voice to life. See some pictures below. Photos by Ward Robinson […]
Jannel has studied and performed as a dancer (tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe and ballet) since she was three years old with Jane Taylor Academy of Dance, Maui Academy of Performance Art and taken intensive dance workshops with Dance Olympus. See photos below. Photos by Luke Studios.
Jannel auditioned and was accepted as one of about 40 talented teens to be in the FAME musical through MAPA (Maui Academy of Performance Art). Here, Jannel was cast as a dancer student and realized she truly is a dancer as well as performer and singer. See photos below.
In another college musical production “Little Women” Jannel had fun playing the role of Roderigo II, troll and dancer. See photos below. Photos courtesy of A.D. Drumm.